sleep around

verb
slept around; sleeping around; sleeps around

Definition of sleep around

intransitive verb

: to engage in sex promiscuously

First Known Use of sleep around

1928, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of sleep around was in 1928

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“Sleep around.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sleep%20around. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

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